Liberty given a new look by Mint
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Mint has unveiled a commemorative $100 gold coin that features an image of Liberty as an African-American woman.
The 2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin features the year of the mint’s founding, 1792. The other side of the coin will depict an eagle in flight.
The coin will be released April 6. The Mint says it’s the first in a series of 24-karat gold that will also depict Liberty in designs representing Asian-Americans, Hispanic-Americans and Indian-Americans.
The U.S. Mint’s design for the American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin.